6 new presets to “wow” your photos

Written by on October 13, 2009 in Featured, Presets - 46 Comments

I’ve been sitting here for hours now. Playing around in Lightroom, testing and adjusting before I finally got satisfied. Photoshop have a nice feature called “Curve adjustments” where you can change the color channels (RGB) separately with a few clicks with your mouse. I really wish Lightroom had that feature built in. Anyway, I started this session by doing some curve adjustments in Photoshop. When I was satisfied I tried to accomplish the same result in Lightroom. It’s really not that easy, I can tell for sure. A couple hours of testing and I’m sitting here with 6 new presets. Actually it is a set of three presets with two options each; one with vingettes and one without.

For this specific preset collection I have made a special preview image with more than one example/sooc image. It gives you a better grip of how they work on different photos. I hope you like them.

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If you are a Lightroom lover like myself you probably going to adore this place. It's the paradise for all people who are looking for Lightroom presets. Make sure you subscribe to my posts to be first with the latest contributions. I wish you a very pleasant stay. Regards, Pierre

46 Comments on "6 new presets to “wow” your photos"

  1. Sunny October 13, 2009 at 5:38 am ·

    I’ve missed your posts lately. Thanks for six new goodies to try.

  2. Lenard JC Lim October 13, 2009 at 5:42 am ·

    Thank you for developing such a wonderful collection… Keep them coming!! :-)

  3. Laura October 13, 2009 at 5:27 am ·

    Your presets are fantastic! They are truly wonderful, and so is the fact that you do this for us, without charging. I have not been disappointed by any of your presets, and I know that is not going to change! Can’t wait for your future work! Thanks!

  4. Pierre October 13, 2009 at 10:07 am ·

    Thank you Lenard!
    I’ll do my best :-)

  5. Pierre October 13, 2009 at 10:12 am ·

    You’re welcome, as always, Sunny :-)

  6. Sandy_in_MD October 16, 2009 at 9:29 pm ·

    Fabulous new collection – thank you so much!

  7. Tanya October 19, 2009 at 4:15 am ·

    Gorgeous presets! Thank you!!!!!

  8. GIANNIS October 30, 2009 at 9:10 am ·

    Thank you, very useful presets.

  9. PattiM November 29, 2009 at 5:38 pm ·

    Hello,

    This may be a stupid question but, can these presets be used in PSE? I’m a scrapbooker and would love to have the quick easy way to adjust my photo’s. I love apperture but could never afford it. I have an iMac and have only been able to find presets that have to be purchased. TIA

    PattiM

  10. Pierre November 29, 2009 at 9:18 pm ·

    Hello PattiM,
    No, you can’t use these presets with Photoshop Elements.
    Sorry :-/

  11. Fredrik J├Ârgensen December 19, 2009 at 1:02 am ·

    Is it possible to acquire the same results within just Camera Raw, since it’s pretty much the same?
    I would really like to have these, but I don’t have Lightroom.

  12. Pierre December 19, 2009 at 2:26 am ·

    Hi Fredrik,
    You can do the same in Camera raw, but to be able to do that you need to know the adjustment values of the preset.
    Easiest way to do it is to download a trial version of Lightroom and copy the values to Camera raw. OR you can apply one of the presets to a photo. Then, export the image and select DNG as file format.
    DNG will save all your adjustments data into the image so next time you open the image in Camera raw it will have all settings already set.
    If you are satisfied with the adjustments, save the settings as a preset in Camera raw to be able to use it again on other photos.
    I hope one day that Adobe will make a converter that make this step much easier.

    Without Lightroom.
    Another way to do it is to open the preset file in a text editor, and look for the numbers for each adjustment (might be hard to understand when you see it) and then enter them into Camera raw.

    I hope this help you out.
    Best regards, Pierre

  13. Toni January 11, 2010 at 1:42 pm ·

    these presets are beautiful! thank you!

  14. Pierre January 11, 2010 at 3:20 pm ·

    Thank You Toni!
    /Pierre

  15. Manu January 12, 2010 at 12:42 pm ·

    Hey !

    I just discovered your site today, it’s great !!
    I’m clicking on each link for an hour now, thank you for what you’re doing !
    You seem to handle very well lightroom (sorry for my english, i’m french …)

    Do you think it’s possible to have the same stylish/smooth/pinky look with lightroom as on those pictures (i found roaming a few days ago on fbspin.com)

    http://17.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_kvuk79yfSU1qzglzwo1_500.jpg
    http://16.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_kvqwyvuXlD1qz7nyco1_500.jpg
    http://12.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_kvqww1jfAB1qz7nyco1_500.jpg

    i found a soft, named “toycamera analog color” that makes something really nice but i don’t know if it’s possible to make the same thing with lightroom…

    anyway i’ll give a try of your ‘wow’ presets on my pictures, it looks nice !!!

    thanks man !

  16. hfng February 2, 2010 at 6:25 pm ·

    Just found your site. Wonderful presets. Thank you for making them free.

  17. Katie Horrocks February 6, 2010 at 1:17 am ·

    I have just come across your website and am grateful for my children s day sleep so I can get lost in reading your site. Thank you for sharing. I am inspired and enjoy learning from people like you.

  18. Pierre February 6, 2010 at 11:56 am ·

    Thank you Katie!
    I’m glad you like my work :-)

  19. Dermot April 7, 2010 at 9:04 pm ·

    Thanks So MUCH!! I’ve been struggling to get this fashion look, like you find in catalogs or W, etc. Perfect. Thanks again!!

  20. Pierre April 7, 2010 at 9:35 pm ·

    I’m glad you find them useful Dermot!
    Thanks!

  21. Denver Photographer June 17, 2010 at 12:48 am ·

    Wow those presets look great. Thanks for posting this.

  22. Steve Causon August 13, 2010 at 11:46 am ·

    Cool presets, I hadn’t really used presets before, but it’s helping my workflow enormously!

  23. Nanibouelle September 26, 2010 at 2:13 pm ·

    AMAZING !!!!! Thanks !!

  24. Nick February 6, 2011 at 2:03 am ·

    Thank you so much for offering these. I’ve spent hours trying to get a similar look and it just wasnt quite right. This saved me and gave me the exact look I wanted! Thank you for the excellent contribution!!!

  25. Elyssa March 27, 2011 at 3:13 am ·

    LOVE these!!! Thanks!

  26. Heather May 13, 2011 at 7:02 am ·

    I just want to say thank you!!!! big time~!!!! for all the wonderful presets by yourself and the other contributors! I’m having fun playing with some of my old photo’s!
    Thanks again!

  27. Pierre May 13, 2011 at 7:15 am ·

    Heather,
    I’m glad you enjoy them!
    Thanks, Pierre

  28. Harrisburg Photographer June 10, 2011 at 4:25 pm ·

    Thanks so much for these!

  29. christina` June 20, 2011 at 10:03 am ·

    your presets make my photos look much better

  30. Linda July 15, 2011 at 3:10 pm ·

    Love these!! Thank you!

  31. Kelly July 25, 2011 at 3:25 am ·

    WOW! Awesome presets!!! Any chance of getting any of these to work on Jpegs?

  32. Jennifer August 17, 2011 at 4:22 am ·

    I love the Fashion shoot presets and many of the free presets you have posted. I am part-time photographer and don’t make a lot of money to spend on presets. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful work!

  33. Lisa July 12, 2012 at 2:46 am ·

    I feel like a dummy, but I don’t know how to import the downloaded presets into Lightroom. Any tricks?

  34. Mike August 19, 2012 at 6:57 am ·

    hi,
    please advise how to use your preset in LR3. thanks

  35. arcadius August 23, 2012 at 3:36 pm ·

    I love this site and presets – thank you !

  36. Duong Nguyen November 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm ·

    Hey, very nice preset and very generous of you to share them with us – really appreciate it!

  37. Wan December 31, 2012 at 1:16 am ·

    I just learned how to use external preset and I love it. Thank you very much. Keep posting good stuff!

  38. rogen February 9, 2013 at 2:22 pm ·

    thank you so much for these wonderful presets.. thnk u for allowing us to avail this for free.. :)

  39. Pierre February 9, 2013 at 3:42 pm ·

    You’re most welcome Rogen! Glad you like them.
    Thanks, Pierre

  40. roland April 8, 2013 at 11:39 am ·

    thanks, these presets are very nice!

  41. yimi June 13, 2013 at 12:39 pm ·

    beautiful ones thanks for share

  42. kontomen August 3, 2013 at 1:51 am ·

    Hi, great stuff, really, use it a lot. Any chance to convert these to Lightroom 4/5 (2012 Process)?

  43. Kathleen December 3, 2013 at 9:26 pm ·

    Hi, I just found your site and wanted to download some of the presets you have. When I do so and try to extract it gives me an error message regarding encryption. It is showing the file as MACOSX? Can you help? I am using Windows.

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